Surrey City Centre Library | Bing Thom Architects

Surrey City Centre Library The LEED® Gold Certified Surrey City Centre Library marks the next phase of a major civic investment in the transformation of downtown Surrey. With advances in easily available elect...

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville | OMA

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville is a public library for the metropolitan region Caen la Mer in Normandy, France.The 12,000 m2 multimedia library is located at the tip of t...

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library | Murphy/Jahn

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library The site in the center of the University of Chicago Campus is surrounded by a variety of different buildings. With a mixture of styles, ranging from the gothic quadrangle to the...

Shanghai Library | schmidt hammer lassen architects

Shanghai Library The project is conceived as a singular monolithic object floating above the tree canopy within the park. The main library volume floats above two pavilions that will house a 1200 seat performa...

North Beach Branch Library | LMS Architects

North Beach Branch Library Located at the crossroads of North Beach with spectacular city views, the new branch library provides valuable community services to the diverse urban neighborhood and is the 24th an...

Great Court at the British Museum | Foster + Partners

Great Court at the British Museum The courtyard at the centre of the British Museum was one of London's long-lost spaces. Originally a garden, soon after its completion in the mid-nineteenth century it was fil...

The National Library of Israel | Herzog and de Meuron

The shift from print to digital necessitates a rethinking of the library both as an institution and a building typology. To sustain their relevance in the information age, contemporary libraries must function f...

Chinatown Branch Library | SOM

Chinatown Branch Library The Chinatown Branch Library serves as a new civic, educational, and social hub for Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood, providing a much-needed public gathering place geared toward inclu...